Why Choose Us

Why choose us

“As an Auckland local I can honestly say that this is the best adventure tourism product in the region”

We have developed Auckland Sea Kayaks in such a way that you can use our love for the outdoors, kayaking expertise, conservation commitment and years of paddling, to provide the most genuine, Hauraki Gulf experience possible.

Auckland Sea Kayaks has been offering exceptional sea kayak tours, instruction and expeditions since 2010. Our guides are passionate sea kayakers and would love to share their extensive knowledge of the area with you.

Reasons to paddle with us

  • Auckland’s longest running owner / operator sea kayak company
  • Qualmark Gold Award which recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand
  • Run by passionate sea kayakers
  • New Zealand and international qualified guides
  • Registered Adventure Tourism Operator
  • #1 Auckland sea kayak company on Trip Advisor
  • Committed conversationalists
  • Sustainable Tourism Award. This identifies businesses leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.

“My boyfriend and I did the sunset kayak tour to Rangitoto island a few days ago – one of the BEST decisions we’ve made on our NZ trip!”

“Auckland Sea Kayaks is offering reliable, well maintained equipment and is very professional! They know their job! 100% recommended!”

We aim to:
  • operate Auckland Sea Kayaks in a safe and responsible manner
  • operate in a manner that minimizes environmental impact
  • provide quality service and experience
  • educate and skill clients through active participation
  • engender environmental awareness and appreciation leading to advocacy


Our commitment to your safety and enjoyment

The safety of our clients and guides is fundamental to our business. we use industry leading equipment and experienced kayak guides. We are current members of the New Zealand Instructors Association and hold the Gold Qualark award. Only those businesses that are delivering a quality sustainable experience, who have undergone an independent safety check, and showcase true New Zealand hospitality, are recognised through a Qualmark award.